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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
At Agrimaster, we use a set of powerful business tools to breakthrough barriers so you can see where you are 'now', 'where' you want to go and 'how' you are going to get there... Before we judge the proposal, I will provide some context... If family businesses make the majority of their decisions considering the impacts on family only, the business is often left bearing the negative consequences of these decisions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Machinery in cropping enterprises can be up to 30 per cent of a business's total asset value, land being the other main asset... A business with an average annual farm income of $1 million may plan to spend an average of $80,000 to $140,000 per year on machinery capital replacement... The items can be financed to spread the annual capital cost...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
If we want to create long term relationships within our businesses, and with those we deal with, we need to create an environment where all parties have something to gain, no matter the circumstances... In many ways we might say 'there is no model' and 'there are no rules' as we believe there are always opportunities to create efficiencies and economies of scale, but these may vary significantly from business to business... The issues which are faced by family farms may be complex on a range of levels, but we believe the potential to create structural and production efficiencies through collaboration can create enormous benefits...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The policy and schedule can help focus purchase decisions on farm efficiency and profitability.. While government rebates, good deals and discounts will come and go, a machinery replacement policy can remove the emotion and provide guidance that reflects the strategic requirements of an individual business over the medium to long term... A machinery replacement policy captures the philosophy of a business towards machinery upgrades and renewal...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
If we want to create long term relationships within our businesses, and with those we deal with, we need to create an environment where all parties have something to gain, no matter the circumstances... In many ways we might say 'there is no model' and 'there are no rules' as we believe there are always opportunities to create efficiencies and economies of scale, but these may vary significantly from business to business... The issues which are faced by family farms may be complex on a range of levels, but we believe the potential to create structural and production efficiencies through collaboration can create enormous benefits...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
By joining their businesses and applying a set of governing principles, Loxton growers John Gladigau and Robin Schaefer have gone from farming 4000 to 9000 hectares.. I knew I wanted a structure that would enable the integrity and heritage of the family farm to be maintained, while at the same time implementing efficient and profitable business practices," John says... Robin and John believe the future is in larger farms, and collaborative agreements offer opportunities for expansion without losing the integrity of the family's assets...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Collaboration brings corporate performance to family farming.. I knew I wanted a structure that would enable the integrity and heritage of the family farm to be maintained, while at the same time implementing efficient and profitable business practices," John says... Robin and John believe the future is in larger farms, and collaborative agreements offer opportunities for expansion without losing the integrity of the family's assets...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Business diversity straddles both sides of the farmgate.. The canola part of the business has increased significantly over the past few years.".. Down the track, Russell says he may bring field peas or sunflowers into his rotations, but for now is satisfied with wheat, barley, canola and oats...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Snails are in such numbers on some farms taht they have clogged up harvesting machinery... "If there is sufficient food and moisture, snails will descend from their summer resting places and may breed opportunistically," Mr Shannon says... Mr Shannon says that in addition to baiting, an integrated approach to snail control may include the following: good summer weed control; using mechanical controls, such as towing a cable or roller behind a tractor if hot, dry conditions persist; and uniform burning, which can also help to effectively control snails, but should be avoided if other options are possible...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
If graingrower, "opportunistic seller and micro-marketer" Mark Schilling could impart one gem of knowledge to other farmers it would be to invest in on-farm storage... Northern Yorke Processing is owned by five shareholders and adds value by cleaning and packing grain, while performing all the logistical operations necessary to market grains overseas... Northern Yorke International has three shareholders and markets its own grain. "..
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